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of this kind of imminent threat, it requires me being off u.s. soil. >> right. there's a big distinction here, that's important to talk about. this memo only applies in situations where an american citizen is in a combat area. not even -- they can't do it in the streets of london. the memo talks about in a place that is essentially a war zone. >> but we don't have a declared war against these places. >> we do have authorization of use of military force against al qaeda. that's -- >> the zones. >> those are the areas. you know, yemen, afghanistan, formerly iraq, that's where we use those powers. but you talk about your phone calls, you have a -- they need a warrant to listen to your phone calls in the united states. but if you call yemen, they don't need a warrant. >> they can listen. what about mali, is that considered to be a place where, if you're planning an attack against me and you're safe, from i don't know, poughkeepsie, they can take you out there? >> the memo doesn't deal with na directly but you can bet the answer is yes. mali -- anywhere where we think al qaeda mig
of these wires. this is what these passengers have rigged themselves in order to call us, to call their loved ones. this is how they are getting juice on their cell phones. forgive me. continue. >> i'm leaving on a carnival cruise ship next saturday. >> are you? >> and i'm still going. it's a six-day cruise. it cost me $365 per person. okay? at that price, stuff happens. i understand. they didn't expect this to happen no matter what you pay. but i got a tweet from carnival cruise last week that the week of february 1st was cold, remember that? they booked 187,000 people on their future cruises in one week. i think people are still going to cruise. >> to jay's point, it's bulletproof. chad myers, still seeing you tomorrow but i guess bon voyage. >> next week. >> obviously you saw victor blackwell on the boat in that safety range, 500 feet out per the coast guard so we can see this cruise roll in to mobile, covering this by air, helicopter up there for you. stay with cnn. i'm brooke baldwin. let's send it off to washington. hey, wolf. >>> brooke, thanks very much. we're getting exclusive live p
and police say he has access to multiple weapons and assault rifles. cnn's kyung lah is joining us from los angeles where the police chief is calling it extremely worry some and scare ree. what's the latest kyung? >> reporter: certainly scary for anyone connected to the police department in southern california. this is where today's shooting spree began but all of this, wolf, began earlier this week. the murder spree began on sunday with the double killing of a newly engaged couple, monica quan and keith lawrence, quan, the daughter of a retired lapd captain, the officer who represented christopher dorner in front of the police board that eventually fired him. dorner refers to quan's murder in his man guess stow. he writes, i never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. i'm terminating yours. self-preservation is no longer important to me. i do not fear death as i died long ago on january 2nd of '09, a date a few month after dorner was fired as a police officer. the lapd fanned out, launching 40 protection details throughout southern california. >> lapd is the specific target but a
.com/sotu for analysis and the extras. if you missed any part of today's show, find us on itunes. just search state of the union. fareed zakaria "gps" is next for our viewers here in the united states. >>> this is "gps the global public square." welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world, i'm fareed zakaria. >>> it's oscar time. the annual academy awards. many of the nominated films have raised crucial issues about american foreign policy, from the war against al qaeda to the efficacy of torture to our policy against iran. we will talk about these issues confronting us in real life with a panel including the former director of the cia michael hayden. also, iran might be moving toward a nuclear weapon but it seems to be coming apart internally with political infighting that makes washington look positively civilized by comparison. we'll ask two experts to explain what's going on. # >>> why are we being bombarded by meteors and asteroids and what's the difference anyway? i'll talk to our favorite astrophysicist. neil tyson. >>> also the next war, the war for water. will you have
. "we must trust in the mighty power of god's mercy. we are all sinners, but his grace transforms us and makes us new." just ahead, benedict's health, his replacement, and what's next for the catholic church. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with a bombshell greeting 1 billion catholics around the world. their spiritual leader, pope benedict xvi stepping down at the end of the month. we're bringing you all the angles of this developing story. joining me now for this hour's special coverage, chris cuomo, he's in new york. >> good morning, carol. great to joining here. >>> shocking news because this simply hasn't been done. it's been almost 600 years since a pope resigned. it was gregory xii. it was to end the civil war. the question becomes why is pope benedict doing this now? we're going to get reaction first because no one saw this coming, certainly in this country. let's start off our coverage with deb feyerick in st. patrick's cathedral in new york city, the center of the american catholic tradition here. deb,
without pay and that will hurt. our pentagon correspondent has more. tell us what is going on, barbara. >> reporter: well, you know, wolf, we have been hearing this fancy washington word, sequester for weeks now. but now the reality is hitting hundreds of thousands of defense department workers facing a smaller paycheck. maintaining fighting jets and war ships at the ready. providing care at military hospitals. crucial military functions don't by some 800,000 civilian workers. now, the pentagon has told congress these workers will be forced to stay home one day a week, without pay, if mandatory spending cuts are not averted. >> everybody is waiting to hear. it has definitely become the new, what i call the new "f" word here is furlough. >> reporter: for many, it will be defense cuts, he is already making plans. >> i'll pay the core bills, the mortgage and the utilities and then you live on what is left. >> reporter: the head of the government worker's union says his people have already suffered. >> already these employees have suffered a 27-month pay freeze. now, a 20% pay cut. >> repo
for the church. we'll be talking with monsignor rick hilgartner of the u.s. conference of catholic bishops. senior simone campbell will join us and father edward beck is our guest. and time is running out. two proposals meant to avoid drastic spending cuts but they're both expected to fail, so can we avoid tomorrow's deadline or is it a lost cause. >>> and did the white house threaten journalist bob woodward over his reporting on those spending cuts? >> it said very clearly you will regret doing this. >> the growing controversy on how the obama administration is responding this morning. >> it's thursday, february 28th. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our starting point this morning, the final hours of the sitting pope, the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics will officially retire in seven hours. right now we're awaiting a news conference from the vatican. the spokesman will hold that news conference and we'll bring that to you when it happens. earlier this morning pope benedict xvi met with more than 100 cardinals. they'll be the ones who will be cho
of these agenda items through. >> every bit of it. >>> a u.s. senator's travel habits are under fire right now and may land him in serious legal trouble. we have the document showing that senator bob menendez, did not, as requested, to report that he accepted free plane trips. >>> and the fall of a man who was once the most catholic leaders in the united states. it's chevy truck month! silverado was also recognized for the lowest cost of ownership. hey, what are you gonna do with it? end table. oh. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now get 0% financing for 60 months, plus trade up to get $1,750 total allowance on a silverado all-star edition. or trade up and choose customer cash plus option package discount for a total value of $7,250. executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business p
correspondent ali velshi is here in "the situation room" with us today. ali -- >> what a day. >> -- the numbers are going up. >> just flat, basically. we came within 16 points of the record that was set on october the 9th in 2007. so if we got there, you would have just made your money back after more than five years. let me just remind you, in a market that is volatile, which means a lot of computers influence trade trading, you will go down. this will take a few days. for everything else going on in the economy and in washington, this dow is near an all-time high. we got to a fire-year high again today. >> it doesn't look like on wall street at least, this concern about forced spending cuts. >> there's a couple of reasons for that. as you know, let's say the forced spending cuts go into effect on saturday morning. up won't see any of the furloughs or layoffs for another month and that's when we have to discuss the budget. so the market thinks you have the end of march, not february. the stock is overvalued. you pay a multiple of that. in a low-interest rate environment, you tend to take a ris
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be a threat? also in a few minutes u.s. senate expected to vote on chuck hagel president obama's controversial nominee for defense secretary. we'll bring to it live. more on what's going on in egypt right now. a holt air balloon carrying lots of tourists explodes and plummets to the ground. we're finding out how this could happen. we're going live to egypt. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the huge winter storm, the national weather service is now calling historic. cities like amarillo, texas, wichita, kansas have broken snowfall records. 45 million in 21 states are being affected one way or another. the storm is blamed for at least three deaths. look at this. it's even dangerous after the storm blows away. in kansas city, the heavy wet snow is causing roofs to collapse. nobody was hurt in this building. but the snow is also bringing down tree limbs on to power lines. in kansas city thousands of people are reported without power. george, what's going on? >> reporter: this is par for the course here in the midwest. this is the second time in a week that this r
states? well, if you're ali abdullah of yemen, first you come to the u.s. to recover from old bombing injuries and then back home in yemen, you announce the opening of a museum all about yourself. yes, come one, come all to sunny sana to see priceless museum pieces as large portraits, weapons given while in office and the suit he was wearing during the aforementioned bombing and shrapnel that was recovered from his body. wow. the curator says the museum is almost ready to open, as soon as they get the lights and air conditioning sorted out. i suppose this is progress of a kind, most dictators would probably keep all the stuff for themselves. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was "d" king umborto ii was the last king of italy and his reign was rather brief. ended in june of '46 after the republic was formed. thanks to all of you for being part of our program this week. i will see you next week. stay tuned for "reliable sources." >>> the latest clash between president obama and the press corps comes not only budget cuts or immigration or guns but over golf. an outing with
it for me. i'm deb feyerick. thanks so much for spending your afternoon with us. "the situation room" with wolf blitzer starts right now. >>> happening now, a teenager's excitement at seeing the president speak about gun control is marred by tragedy only hours later. her sister became a victim of gun violence. >>> music fans shocked at the death of a troubled country star. we're now learning new information about mindy mccready's apparent suicide. >>> plus, an explosive look at letters from don lemon's assassin to the police officer who arrested him. it turns out the music star wasn't his only target. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- >>> an epidemic of gun violence getting deadlier by the day. chicago saw more than 500 killings last year. up 15% from the year before. and there's no letup so far this year. among the latest victims, the sister of this teenager. while she was listening to president obama call for gun control, she had no way of knowing that in a matter of only a few hours, her family would become the latest in chicag
is forcing people to use their hidden talents. >> and redefining traditional careers from 9:00 to 5:00 to 24/7. >> the office manager and the pastor jobs pay the same. the catering jobs vary, and then the b&b which is the bomb. i can make in one week in air b & b what i make in two weeks on my other job. >> can being the operative word. >> thank you very much. >> six jobs don't equal six figures. >> no, i'm off to new baptist church where i do my other things. it's not the life that most people would choose, i'm sure. the con is i'm never quite sure when the mortgage is going to be made, what bills are going to be paid and when. i don't have the security of planning next year. ♪ >> while decosta says she thinks she could find a full-time job again, she chooses not to. >> i'm the happiest i've ever been. bar none. no time in my life have i been this happy. >> if you have a creative way of thriving in the job market, we want to hear from you. find us on facebook and twitter, my handle is @christineromans. that's it for me. catch ali velshi at cnn 1:00 p.m. eastern. he's always asking you to
job to look after it. ♪ >>> does it for us. erin burnett starts now. >>> the vote to lift the ban on gay membership. plus we talk about marco rubio and whether he is making the biggest mistake of his life. and the boy held in an underground bunker for six days celebrates his birthday. what we just learned about his captor. let's go "outfront." >>> is there a major connection? a major announcement from the boy scouts today. they're delaying the vote. does the long history between the mormons and the boy scouts have anything to do with the announcement today? check out the connection between the two groups. mormons represent 15% of the registered boy scouts. that is the single biggest group in america. they pay dues. also jointly on land together and their departure could leave a gaping hole in the organization, which has seen its membership decline by a third since 1999. as the organization has gotten smaller, the mormon influence has gotten bigger. now, the mormon church has sent mixed signals and its position on gay rights. mormons spent nearly $20 million in 2008 trying to ban s
the place as usual. we kicked hollywood butt. thank you. that's all for us tonight. good night from hollywood and the 85th oscars. >>> oscars big winner, "argo" takes home best picture. >>> blizzard warning. some states barely digging out. bracing for another round of potentially life-threatening cans. >>> the pope's final blessing. the pope leaving in a couple days. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans this monday morning for you. >> i'm john berman. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. and let's start with hollywood's night of night. i just took off my tuxedo. it was the 85th oscars. music and film. and seth macfarlane can really sing. he really can. and as for the awards himself, no one film dominated. and the iran hostage thriller, "argo" came away the big winner. giving ben affleck the last lau laugh. nichelle turner has been up all night. good whatever it is for you. >> can we take the just off of there. can we say cnn's nischelle turner has been up all night. >> still, you look great. good to see you this morning. >> okay. thank you very much. yeah. it's been a great night
of this story now about steroid use? is there really that much of an urge to win and to cheat? >> it is hard to answer that because i have never had the urge to cheat and win. i barely took my tylenol when i had a pain, and it is amazing to see athletes that do that. it is really a loser's mentality. i have to say that, because, for example, for lance, for him to be so cocky and deceiving of everybody, for so many years, and to only really admit because you got caught, i think it is really sad. i forgive him, though, just because that's what you should do. but it is really sad. a lot of us, we work hard, we lift weights, we take our vitamins, eat right, sacrifice passing on junk food when you really want some, you don't eat the doughnut. >> you've been to the white house a couple of times. you're part of the let's move campaign. have you ever played hoops with the president? >> i've been invited two occasions and missed it. sorry. sorry, mr. president. i hope to get a chance to block his shot soon. >> trash talking! >> and at least then we'll have a chance to talk about school choice. i look
for helping us out. coming up tomorrow on "starting point," academy award winning actress acdavia spencer will join with us a preview of the oscars, i'm a huge fan of hers. we'll share an unlikely love story tomorrow on "starting point." "cnn newsroom" with carol "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> happening now, south africa stunner, breaking details overnight in the oscar pistorius trial. non-stop shouting the night of the attack, unlicensed ammunition and now new questions about a drug found at the scene. >>> plus searching for victims. >> we just live two blocks down and we just felt our building shake. >> reporter: a massive explosion at one of kansas city's most popular restaurants. >> we thought that a car had literally ran into our apartment. >> reporter: the late night blast yours dozens plus this. >> i'm seth macfar lane and i'll be hosting the oscars this year. >> we sit down with seth mac farlane and who he'll go to for oscar advice. we're live in "the newsroom." good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm c
sources." if you missed our program check us out on mondays on itunes. search for reliable sources in the store. we're back next sunday morning for another critical look at the media. "state of the union" with candy crowley begins right now. >> and the award for best dramatic performance goes to -- washington? today, if you can't beat them, scare them. >> we are required to cut $1 billion and if more than half of our employees are at the faa, the faa -- there has to be some impact. >> delayed planes and canceled flights, the world of automatic budget cuts, according to transportation secretary, ray lahood. >>> then, despite some republican calls to pull the plug on chuck hagel's nomination for defense chief, and a slow walk of the nomination of john brennan as cia director, the president stands by his men. he will probably get what he wants. weighing the odds with senator john mccain. >>> and guns and immigration. before bills governing either become law, they first go through the judiciary committees. a conversation with senator judiciary chairman, patrick leahy, about the art of
, this sequester is very serious business and it requires us to make the reductions that we're making. it requires us as painful as it is to furlough the people that we're going to have to furlough. and we're taking it very seriously. we hope this week republicans and democrats will step forward. the president put forth a plan to find the $85 billion. $85 billion is a lot of money, candy. there has to be shared sacrifice here. we're doing our part. part of what we're doing is saying to people -- >> do you think, though, that republicans are solely to blame for this? it just seemed is that way when you gave your news conference. >> well, look, i'm a republican. my audience is trying to persuade my former colleagues they need to come to the table with a proposal, which, frankly, they haven't done. the president has. the republicans haven't. i also said at that news conference everybody around here o ought to take a look at the "lincoln" movie where they did hard things by talking and compromising. that's what's needed here. >> ray lahood, thank you for your time and for your service. i know you're r
on clips at the oscars. they tossed those out and gave us wall to wall entertainment, and it was great. >> entertainment with a capital "e" at the oscars. >> and the hilarious loser. some of seth's songs were just bad and wrong, and some were pretty funny and well done. let's listen to the loser song, which is how he wrapped up the night and we'll wrap up the show this morning. >> here's to the losers. >> yes, the losers. ♪ >> "argo," man, come on. >> we love that "argo." >> we do. this is a long opening. >> it's a long one. ♪ here's to all the losing works of art ♪ ♪ from lincoln to amour ♪ to the disappointed actors wondering what they dressed up for ♪ ♪ now the real performance starts with phony smiles ♪ >> it was cute. it was funny. >> just cut it off and rush it out. they did the entertainment well. >> somebody said to me, it's the first time i've laughed that hard at the oscars in a really long time. >> he made it a show. very different. new producers, new host. i thought they did a good job. thanks, guys. i certainly appreciate you joining us for our special edit
of thousands of tourists come to the city because of this game. cnn's rachel nichols joins us now. rachel, you were at that game. black eye for new orleans? >> reporter: it's interesting you talk about the breaker. it's kind of what happens in your basement, you go flip up the breaker and put it back in. the abnormality you referred to is about the power feed that comes into the stadium. it registered an abnormality in the amount of power coming in here, flipped open the breaker as sort of an auto shutoff to compensate. officials had to go in and reflick it back and get all the lights around the stadium up. you showed john harbaugh, the ravens coach, looking so heated. here's the inside scoop on why a ravens official told me it wasn't about the power being off and getting the game started. it was when they wanted to restart the game. on the 49ers sideline, their head set, their coaches head sets weren't working. so the officials asked the ravens to turn their headsets off as well to make it a fair advantage. the ravens have a coach up in the box. the 49ers coaches were down on the field. so jo
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